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Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Morelos No. 170 | Col. Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Ranked #24 of 121 hotels in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Clean and inexpensive hotel. No pool except one for show by dining area. Front desk staff friendly and helpful. Close to all downtown sites. Little store across street for whatever munchies etc you might need. Balconies very small with no privacy.Coffee pot in room. believe there is wifi in lounging areas but not rooms

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zvictor, Director General at Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Am I understanding you correctly ? Do you mean we have a great location, great price, we are clean, friendly and helpful but we don't have any pool..... EXCEPT for the ONE WE HAVE.... but YOU hate the location of it??? (many of our clients LOOOVE the location. Go figure!) You advise not to stay on the street... More

monahans, tx
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saul at the front desk was great. Warm, welcoming, easy to communicate with. Room was as the pics showed, simple, cozy, and clean. Housekeeping cleaned every day. Close to all the action, but really wasn't loud when trying to sleep. Only woke up once for a big rain. Lots of buses run nearby, so easy to find transportation.

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zvictor, Gerente at Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear visitor; We are very pleased to know that you enjoy your vacation and our team made sure that everything was as we planned. As you very well known, in sunny PVR summer time is the raining season, even though still beautiful. Thanks for your feedback and we are looking forward to have you as our guest again. Cordially yours,... More

Cooktown, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little hotel with super friendly staff Loved the pool Authentic experience. None of that slick sameness of big hotels Cute cafe in house Lovely walking along shore (malecon) Clean and quiet in old town

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zvictor, Gerente at Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Christine, On behalf of Hotel Rio Malecon staff, we would like to thank you for your visit and, you are right! We always make our best effort to give to all our visitor an authentic experience please, came back soon. Sincerely yours, Guadalupe M. Ramírez More

Long Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be advised, when you are driving here you might miss the Hotel since there is no big sign that says "Rio Malecon" there is a medium sized one that reads "hotel". Which I actually wouldn't consider this a hotel, it's much more like a Motel. The rooms were dated and dirty. There was stains on my pillow, stains on the... More

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zvictor, Propietario at Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

My Dear, Perhaps you did not notice the two signs that we have on each corner of main street. each one measures 2.10mt x .80mt that means they are bigger than the average person. if you could not see those you should not be driving. perhaps you did not notice either when you chose our standard room. super saver, NON... More

Chico, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

,I liked how close this hotel is to the ocean (1 block), the river, the old district, and the malecon. It was perfectly positioned for enjoying the center of Puerto Vallarta. Our room was comfortable, clean, aesthetic, and the ac worked well. We enjoyed having a restaurant in the hotel and I loved having a margarita by the pool each... More

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zvictor, Gerente at Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Allow me to express our sincere thanks for sharing with us your generous comments about our services, there's nothing like knowing that our guests had a wonderful and memorable stay during their visit. Thanks again for your feedback and we will be honored to welcome you back to Hotel Rio Malecon pretty soon. Cordially yours, Guadalupe M. Ramírez. More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We were very pleased with our stay at hotel rio malecon. From arriving at the hotel and leaving we received very accommodating and helpful staff. We had originally booked 2 nights in the standard room but were upgraded to the superior room that was simple but very clean, with air conditioning, free wifi and perfect for the two of us.... More

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zvictor, Gerente at Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear visitor, we are very pleased to know that you were enjoyed your vacation, and we are happy to hear that our staff made sure that everything was as you had planned. May i take this opportunity to inform you that, our goal is provide to all our guest an excellent and quality service and comments like yours tell us... More

Puerto Vallarta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I was super stoked to stay here because it had awesome reviews. But it didn't end up being that great. It was clean (except for numerous dead bugs in the bathroom), and had air conditioning which was really nice. Maids were friendly, and the pool & lounge area outside was pleasant. Location of hotel was also great. The men working... More

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Fontana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

We went to puerto Vallarta on a family vacation and we can honestly say that this hotel and the staff is amazing. Made all of us feel at home and they where "ALL" so welcoming. We would like to say especially thank u Ulyses, he was very friendly and very nice at the front. Also to all the entire staff,... More

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zvictor, Gerente at Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Hernandez Family; Allow me to express our sincere thanks for sharing with us your generous comments about our services, there's nothing like knowing that our guests had a wonderful and memorable stay during their visit. Thanks again for your feedback and we will be an honor to welcome you back to Hotel Rio Malecon. More

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I just don't have enough words to describe the over the top service received by all the staff at Rio Malecon. I recently stayed here with my children and it was just the best place I could have stayed at, it is very close to the ocean, transportation, food and to all kinds of shopping and tourist areas. The room... More

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zvictor, Gerente at Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear visitor, Allow me to express my sincere thanks for sharing with us your generous comments about our services and facilities. There's nothing like knowing that our guests had a wonderful and memorable stay. Thanks for your feedback and we will be an honor to welcome you back to Hotel Rio Malecon. Sincerely yours, Guadalupe M. Ramírez More

Arlington, Texas
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I will start by saying that I am not the type to leave reviews of any of the places (Hotels/Places) that we visit yearly...that is just the way I roll! Having said that I will have to make an exception on this wonderful, comfortable and well centralized hotel. You can literally walk everywhere and see everything in Old Town and... More

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zvictor, Director General at Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta, responded to this review

Dear Rafi, Reviews like yours are the reason why we love our work and keep our team spirit high at the HotelRIo/Coexistcafe. I can not thank you enough for your wonderful review, I just shared it at the staff meeting and there were many watery eyes. thank you very much for sharing your experience it means all to US. We... More

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Address: Morelos No. 170 | Col. Centro, Puerto Vallarta 48300, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Jalisco > Puerto Vallarta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta 3*
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#19 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Vallarta #24 Business Hotel in Puerto Vallarta #32 Family Hotel in Puerto Vallarta
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An affordable boutique style hotel located in the heart of downtown Puerto Vallarta. Only 5 miles away from the international airport and walking distance from the main attractions in the area, such as the traditional and recently restored Malecon, Los Muertos Beach, the Flea Market, the Romantic Zone, Restaurant Row, as well as Puerto Vallarta’s exciting night life. Our facilities include 47 comfortable rooms (featuring plasma TV with cable, private bathroom with shower, double glass windows, balcony and some with kitchenette), COEXISTbistro and International Bar (open daily 8am – 2am), outdoor chlorine-free swimming pool, complementary Wi-Fi, private club room for special events, and 24 hour in-house concierge. ... more   less 
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